While no one in the High Country took home any of the Powerball Jackpot last month—the largest amount ever up for grabs—a birthday and anniversary added up to a lucky number for an Avery County man, who might find himself with some new friends—maybe some new relatives he wasn’t aware of.
There are several area voting issues on the agenda of the North Carolina State Board of Elections tomorrow.
Keeping an eye on Internet predators, Boone Police report that, on Sunday December 27th, 2015, the Boone Police Department and the State Bureau of Investigation closed an on-going online child predator investigation.
Boone Police have charged a man—listing both an Elk Park and a Deep Gap address—in connection with a traffic melee from dusk yesterday, a series of collisions that eventually involved the man’s GMC striking eight other vehicles.
Boone Police now have the first toxicology report on the death of one of a number of young men who died during the fall of 2015.
On Tuesday, February 2nd, an unknown white male stole items from the Lowes Home Improvement stores in Boone and West Jefferson.